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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiation: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. initiation: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. initiation: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. initiation: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. initiation: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. initiation: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Initiation, initiation: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. initiation: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. initiation: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. initiation: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. initiation: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. initiation: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Initiation, initiation: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. initiation: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. initiation: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. initiation: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Initiation (Theosophy), Initiation (album), Initiation (chemistry), Initiation (film), Initiation (genetics), Initiation (guru), Initiation (phonetics), Initiation, The Initiation (film), The Initiation (novel), The Initiation: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Initiation: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. initiation: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. initiation: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Initiation: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. initiation: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. initiation: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. initiation: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. initiation: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. initiation: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. initiation: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiation: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiation: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiation: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. initiation: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiation: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. Initiation: Africa Glossary [home, info]
  3. Initiation: A Dictionary Of WitchCraft [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiation: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Initiation: Explosives [home, info]
  2. initiation: Washington State Definitions and Abbreviations of Vetrinary Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (initiation)

noun:  the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new ("She looked forward to her initiation as an adult")
noun:  a formal entry into an organization or position or office ("His initiation into the club")
noun:  an act that sets in motion some course of events
noun:  wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge ("His dullness was due to lack of initiation")

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Phrases that include initiation:   initiation ceremony, initiation rites, chain initiation codon, base initiation, bimbo's initiation, more...

Words similar to initiation:   creation, foundation, founding, induction, installation, instauration, institution, origination, trigger, more...

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